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  • Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford

    Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric. Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
  • 'Last Sentence' puts a period on life of a Hitler critic

    "The Last Sentence," the fine new biographical film by Jan Troell, is a more sophisticated work than it appears about a man whose life was more complicated than the world knew. That man, Torgny Segerstedt, was a Swedish newspaper editor celebrated in...
  • 'Last Sentence' gives WWII Swedish editor the last word on the Nazis

     'Last Sentence' gives WWII Swedish editor the last word on the Nazis
    A few days after Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, Torgny Segerstedt, the editor in chief of one of Sweden's major newspapers, wrote a scathing article about Der F├╝hrer and the Nazi regime: "To force the politics and press of the entire world...
  • What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities

    What Stockholm can teach L.A. when it comes to reducing traffic fatalities
    New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has promised to make the streets of his city safer for those who travel them, whether by foot, bicycle or car. How? By following Sweden's lead. Over the last 15 years, Stockholm has cut pedestrian deaths by 31%...
  • Youth-Themed Pix Dominate Europe's LUX Prize Competition

    The official selection of the LUX Prize, which was unveiled Sunday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, is dominated by pics that focus on the challenges facing Europe's youth. The pics short-listed for the prize, which is intended to showcase the...
  • Youth Scene: Strikers take second

    The Strikers FC-South Coast girls' Under-14 team of Huntington Beach traveled for an international tournament in Sweden, and returned with a second-place finish. The team's journey began May 26 and ended with a championship game appearance June 1....
  • Marielle Thompson leads 1-2 finish for Canada in women's ski cross

    Marielle Thompson leads 1-2 finish for Canada in women's ski cross
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa finished 1-2 for Canada in women's ski cross on Friday, giving their country bookend gold-silver performances in Olympic freestyle skiing. Freestyle opened Feb. 8 with sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-...
  • A Swedish smorgasbord done right

    A Swedish smorgasbord done right
    If you visit Stockholm, don't miss the chance to sample an authentic Swedish smorgasbord at the Grand Hotel. Not only is the meal steeped in tradition, the setting is spectacular, with views of the busy harbor, Old Town and the Royal Palace. Along...
  • Zodiak Americas Expands Creative Team With New Hires

    Zodiak Americas has further expanded its creative team with the appointment of Swedish producers and format developers Joel Karsberg and Cem Yeter as joint chief creative officers. Both will report directly to Jonny Slow, CEO of Zodiak Americas and...
  • 'Sugar Man' director death was suicide, family says

    Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul, whose 2012 documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" won the best documentary Oscar, committed suicide, his family says. "I can confirm that it was suicide and that he had been depressed for a short period of time,"...
  • Harris, Friberg earn qualifier spots for LPGA Kingsmill championship

    Harris, Friberg earn qualifier spots for LPGA Kingsmill championship
    WILLIAMSBURG — Katy Harris and Louise Friberg, a pair of second-chance professionals, earned extended work weeks with solid performances at Kingsmill's River Course. Harris and Friberg shot the day's low rounds and captured the two available spots...